September is already upon us and a month of music and videos is behind us. Here at Kingston To LA, we want to ensure you are up to date with the latest and greatest videos in reggae and dancehall. So, let's explore the top reggae and dancehall videos from the month of August.
To kick off our video roundup we have none other than Jah Cure, one of Jamaica's top reggae artist. He released a music video for his song "Rasta" this week, off of his Grammy nominated album, The Cure. The music video, directed by Justin 'Jus Bus' Nation, premiered on Billboard and takes us on a journey through Europe and Jamaica with Cure. In an interview with Billboard, Cure expressed, “Reggae is not just for the Rastas, but for everyone, every city, and every town. Rasta is coming to spread the music worldwide."
Another music video that premiered recently on Billboard is "Feelin U" from KickRaux and Ras Kwame featuring, Ayo Jay, Demarco, Doctor, and Tyga. The music video, directed by Matt Mooney, gives us a taste of this summer's fad, Pokémon Go, as girls in the video are searching, looking to capture the featured artists like Pokemon.
Dancehall superstar Aidonia released a music video for his hit song "Dat A Di Ting" from the Pile Up Riddim.
Gyptian has had a great summer so far, with the release of his song, Jiggle Jiggle, on the VP Records Reggae Gold compilation album, and now he is back with another noteworthy single, "Summer Is Back." Check the sexy video below:
Coco is one of the UK's artist to watch as we approach the tail end of 2016. He recently teamed up with a Jamaican heavy hitter Protoje, on the song "Ova Here." The music video was filmed in Protoje's hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, taking the London-based grime artist back to his roots. The song was produced by Toddla T and The Drum Keys. Both artists show off their lyrical skillset as they ride and dominate the beat. Pree below:
Vershon, one of Jamaica's newest up and coming dancehall artist, debuted a music video in August for his song, "Wasted," using the popular Living Life Riddim as the backdrop.
The first music video to premiere from the Kabaka Pyramid Accurate Mixtape is fire! The video for track 10 on the record, Kabaka vs. Pyramid, features Kabaka in a flow battle with his alter ego Pyramid. One youtuber named Isaiha, described it perfectly by saying, "U know u good when you can diss yourself and then come with a comeback."
The soon to be released dancehall album, Jamdoll," from Swiss artist Phat Cat, debuted a new single with a music video for the song "Lambaada," featuring island gyal Ce'Cile.
That rounds up all the latest, greatest, and hottest music videos from August for reggae and dancehall. Stay tuned for more of your favorite artist's videos here on Kingston To LA.